Lure of the Vampire by Bertena Varney
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Lure of the Vampire, A Pop Culture Reference Book, Revamped Edition is an updated version of the original book published in 2011. It is now being released with new information on the sexy and scary creature of the night, the vampire. The author takes the reader through the history and mythology of the vampire and then off into the vampires' invasion of mass media- books, television, and movies. But, readers will find that the trip doesn't end there. There are fun facts, "did you knows", links to websites, interviews of authors and more. She also looks at vampires as entertainment for children and teens in her sections that provide articles and lists that help guide parents to pick appropriate vampire shows, comics, games, manga, anime and books for their children and teens. Lure will then bring the reader to the real life aspect of the vampire by ending with academic information on real studies of vampires and real interviewers of "vampire lifestylers". Lure of the vampire is a must read for anyone who is looking for a quick grab reference book that's concise enough to assist you in finding the information that you desire without being too cumbersome and confusing. It is perfect for those that pride themselves as a vampire fan or even for those readers that are not as familiar with vampires. Audrey Koogler, Vampire Minister and Counselor said, " Bertena gives a fresh and unbiased look at the complex subject of vampires, where most books rehash the same tired notes she unearths overlooked melodies.." Bertena Varney, M.A., M.Ed., has spent most of her life enjoying vampires in pop culture and has followed the vampire from horrific monster to romantic lead. She is currently on tour with local colleges and libraries as well as horror and paranormal conventions such as Fright Night, ScareFest, and Dead Winter Con. She is from Winchester, KY and received her B.A. and M.Ed. in Social Science and Education and her M.A. in Sociology and Criminology from Morehead State University. She currently resides in Bowling Green, KY where she owns a mediation and life path center. She is also the Vampire Examiner at and teaches sociology at the local college. She can be found through her website at

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Published July 13, 2011 by Search for the Lure Publishing. 178 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Political & Social Sciences.

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